Olive Thrush

Turdus olivaceus - Merle olivâtre

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Turdidés

  • Genus
    :

    Turdus

  • Species
    :

    olivaceus

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1766

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 24 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 54 à 81 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Olive Thrush (Turdus olivaceus) is a species of bird in the Turdidae family.

Subspecific information 6 Subspecies

  • Turdus olivaceus milanjensis (s Malawi and nw Mozambique)
  • Turdus olivaceus swynnertoni (e Zimbabwe and w Mozambique)
  • Turdus olivaceus transvaalensis (ne South Africa)
  • Turdus olivaceus culminans (e South Africa)
  • Turdus olivaceus olivaceus (sw South Africa)
  • Turdus olivaceus pondoensis (se South Africa)

Foreign names

  • Merle olivâtre,
  • Zorzal Oliváceo,
  • Tordo-oliváceo,
  • Kapdrossel,
  • fokföldi rigó,
  • Kaapse Lijster,
  • Tordo oliva,
  • Olivtrast,
  • Auroratrost,
  • drozd africký,
  • drozd olivový,
  • Olivendrossel,
  • oliivirastas,
  • Olyflyster,
  • merla olivàcia,
  • drozd ogorzały,
  • Капский дрозд,
  • オリーブツグミ,
  • 橄欖鶇 ,
  • 橄綠鶇,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Moist, Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude ; Wetlands (inland) : Seasonal/Intermittent/Irregular Rivers/Streams/Creeks ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Plantations, Rural Gardens

Geographic range

Illustration

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